Resources

The following links are recommended sources of helpful information for parents and carers

Pregnancy & Parenting Mental Health:

Beyondblue – Pregnancy and New Parents Check out information for new and expectant parents, covering everything from bonding with your baby to spotting the signs of anxiety and depression. https://healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au/pregnancy-and-new-parents

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) www.panda.org.au

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) Promoting better outcomes for children and families where a parent experiences mental illness. www.copmi.net.au/parents

Pregnancy & Parenting Information:

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

Pregnancy Birth & Beyond www.pregnancy.com.au

Parent Easy Guides (or PEGs as they are affectionately known) bring simple, easy-to-read information on many of the issues faced by parents from birth through adolescence. The PEGs are considered the "flagship" of the Parenting SA program and are a valuable information source for parents and those caring for children, as well as professionals. They have been developed from research in conjunction with appropriate experts and are widely used throughout Australia www.parenting.sa.gov.au/pegs.htm

Raising Children Network The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0–15 years. www.raisingchildren.net.au

Child and Youth Health Provides support for South Australian families through a range of services aimed at enhancing the health status and development of children and parents. www.cyh.com

Zero to Three Nonprofit organisation dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children www.zerotothree.org

Circle of Security (COS) An early intervention program for parents and children. www.circleofsecurity.net

Karitane www.karitane.com.au Information on parenting, including a section on managing postnatal depression, and details of support services for new parents

Tresillian www.tresillian.net Information on parenting and details of support services for new parents

Pregnancy & Baby Grief & Loss:

SANDS Sands provides support, information and education to anyone affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. www.sands.org.au

Baby & Child Safety:

SIDS and kids www.sidsandkids.org Health promotion, bereavement support, advocacy and research